Analyzing the criteria of planting design for visual landscape quality in campus

Analyzing the criteria of planting design for visual landscape quality in campus. Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 19 (2). pp. 39-47. ISSN 0128-0945 (2021)


Planting design is the art of composing plants to create a campus landscape design. The composition may influence the students’ preferences owned by the criteria of planting. This study aims to identify the planting design criteria towards enhancing visual landscape quality in campus environment. The photograph-based method used to collect the landscape planting images and compose it into a questionnaire. This photo-questionnaire design is mostly practiced by academicians in this research field. The question uses five Likertscale format to analyse the preference rating. The descriptive and correlation analysis are used to quantify the mean results and the relationship between the criteria. The finding represents the most influencing factor in landscape planting preference is arrangement with a score 4.34 while texture is less considered with 3.71 rating score. Most of the attributes were significant except for attributes planting with variety of forms, texture intensity and different species arrangement. As a result, this research finding is able to guide designers to sensibly setting the planting design, particularly in the campus environment.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Planting composition, Planting design, Landscape preferences, Criteria, Campus, Well-being, Plant
Taxonomy: By Subject > Architecture, Planning & Surveying > Town Planning
By Subject > Architecture, Planning & Surveying > Park Amenities
Local Content Hub: Subjects > Architecture, Planning & Surveying
Depositing User: Nur Aqilah Russli
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2021 09:24
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2021 09:24
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